Inês Moreira (1977, Portugal) is an architect, curator and researcher. Post-Doctoral researcher at IHA-FCSH / New University of Lisbon. Guest Professor at Fine Art Faculty / University of Porto, lecturing on Contemporary Culture and on Curatorial Studies. Co-editor of the architecture magazine Jornal Arquitectos (since 2016).
Holds a PhD degree in Curatorial Knowledge [Goldsmiths College/University of London, 2014], a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Culture [Metropolis/UPC, Barcelona, 2003] and graduated in Architecture [FAUP, Porto, 2001]. Ines´ research and practice experiments collaborations between architecture, contemporary art and the humanities, with a specific focus on post-industrial spaces and on curatorial processes. Publishes, lectures and curates regularly in both academic and cultural institutions and has international experience as a curator and cultural programmer.
Curator (selection): “permanent exhibition of Casa da Memória” [Guimarães, 2016]; “Technical Unconscious”, FBAUP/Cooperativa Pedreiros [Porto, 2014]; “Há trabalhos na Fábrica”, Complexo Industrial da Levada [Tomar, 2014]; “Materiality” (co-curators Aneta Szylak, Arne Hendricks and Leire Vergara), Alternativa 2012 [Gdansk, 2012]; “Buildings and Remnants” (co-curator Aneta Szylak), Fábrica ASA [Guimarães, 2012]; “Becoming Minor” (co-curator Susana Caló], Martins Sarmento [Guimarães, 2012]; “Public Gatherings Evento2009, Public Art Biennial” (co-curator Cláudia Martinho and Marcin Sczcelina), [Bordeaux, 2009]; “Aftermath & Resonance!”, Reitoria U.Porto [Porto, 2009]. Resident curator MEIAC [Badajoz, 2007-09]; “Depósito” (production manager/scenographer), Reitoria U.Porto [Porto, 2006-07]; “Terminal” (curatorial team with Paulo Mendes and Sandra Vieira Jurgens), Fundição de Oeiras [Oeiras, 2004-06]. Founder/curator “petit CABANON: platform for research on art and architecture” [Porto 2007-09].
Consultant: Cultural Architecture Program “Guimarães 2012 – European Capital of Culture” [2010-2012]; several projects of the Rectorate of University of Porto [since 2006]; coordinator of “Laboratory of Experimental Art”, Instituto das Artes/Ministério da Cultura [2003-05].
As a practicing architect, since 2001, Ines Moreira designed scenographies and spatial concepts for several exhibitions in France, Poland, Spain, and Portugal.